Ageless at 97

Millen woman remembers her years in Jenkins County

Age is a state of mind for Millen resident Elizabeth Daniel, and her mind is filled with youthful thoughts and thankful prayers for the years she has enjoyed. “I’m proud of my age. Come Jan. 26, I’ll be 98 years old,” she states matter-of-factly. With effortless ease, “Miss Elizabeth” rolls back the curtain of time and recalls precious memories as […]

TE grant projects await approval



Four years after the City of Millen was awarded the first of two Transportation Enhancement (TE) grants by the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT), work on the projects have not yet begun, and it remains uncertain as to when it will get underway. In 2004, the city was awarded a $500,000 TE grant for the purpose of renovating and promoting […]

Williams pleads guilty in new trial



Tosha Williams of Millen appeared in the Jenkins County Superior Court Aug. 6-7 to face charges in a new trial in connection with the September 2004 death of Nicholas Bershaun Foster. Foster died of injuries received August 2004 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Williams during an altercation between the two. Charged with malice murder, aggravated assault […]

Authorities arrest three in drug bust



On Sunday Aug. 17, officers of the Millen Police Department, with assistance from the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office and Screven County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, served a search warrant at 418 Wasden Street. Located in the residence and arrested were Terrence Dale Oliver, 31, Buffie Lakietha Davis, 28, and Robert Lee Mosley, 54, all of Millen. All are charged with […]

Man injured in tractor accident



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BOE public hearings to be held Thursday



The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) issued the following press release this week concerning the recently proposed property tax increase by the BOE. “The Jenkins County BOE today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 35.79 percent over the rollback millage rate.” “Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to […]

Millen News goes to Republic of Georgia



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Run for the Fallen to be held Sunday



Residents of Millen and Jenkins County will have the opportunity to honor members of the U.S. Military who have lost their lives in the Iraq war this coming Sunday, Aug. 24, by taking part in a Run for the Fallen, joining with hundreds of similar mile runs being held the same day in cities and towns across our country. Beginning […]

Police Blotter



The Millen Police Department (MPD) investigated two accidents and reported the following incidents this week. Wednesday, Aug. 13 Ben Jeremy Schofield of 4136 Old Sylvania Road was charged with driving with a suspended driver’s license-third offense, loud music-vehicle and possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. Officers investigated the report of an abandoned lawnmower on Bay Street. A passer-by reported […]

Window to the past



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